Fortunately, the weather did clear later Wednesday afternoon, and as you can see, by evening was quite pleasant for our night out (the lei were gifts from Mark for the occasion).
The wait staff was very good, and the food.... was beyond phenomenal. I couldn't resist taking a picture of the souffle I had for dessert:
Afterwards, we strolled about the town of Manitou Springs. It's a nice little town-- a little touristy, but still lovely and quaint.
Oh, and Tripp-- they're evidently waiting for you to visit!